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How do developers and users negotiate development? – #NET102

TUTOR: With reference to Facebook, an online game, or any other Internet application or technology, look into how the developers and users negotiate its development: Have the people using the application found uses that the developers may not have anticipated? … Continue reading

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#Community, #power, #economy and #identity in #gaming – #NET102

TUTOR’S REQUEST: Pick one topic (e.g. dating) and list examples of the way the Internet has, in terms of your topic, become part of our everyday in terms of community, power, economy and identity. MY RESPONSE: I have selected ‘Gaming’ … Continue reading

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#NET102 – Implications of casual and social games on the Internet for online gaming and everyday life

What are the implications of the rise of casual and social games on the Internet for online gaming and everyday life? I’m sure there are a variety of implications for online gaming and everyday life. Reading through the DA14 report, … Continue reading

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#MED104 – Module 2.3 – Gaming readings

I really appreciate both of the reading for this week for their attempt to broaden the normative gaming discourse. While I’d argue that both the gaming industry and gaming discourse has changed significantly in the last five years (particularly as … Continue reading

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